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Today’s youth are changing perceptions for the better

This past year, levels of tension and angst have risen in communities from coast to coast. Each issue elicits strong opinions and hateful words, polarizing segments of our communities fueled by the unending stream of social media. Is anyone else exhausted by it all? Maybe it’s time to pay attention to[Read More…]

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First of two new officers joins Flossmoor Police Department

Flossmoor’s 20th current police officer took the oath of office Monday.Officer Courtney Kimes joined the police department Jan. 6 and is taking part in the 13-week field training phase of his probationary period. You have reached content available exclusively to Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle digital subscribers. Receive a 3-day free trial of[Read More…]

Homewood approves feasibility study aimed at downtown redevelopment

Homewood trustees approved two ordinances that will help bring the redevelopment plans for the central business district closer to reality. At the Jan. 24 village board meeting, the board members unanimously agreed to authorize a study of the feasibility of establishing a downtown transit oriented development tax increment financing (TIF) district. [Read More…]

H-F’s New Faces Theatre performs ‘A Wrinkle in Time’ Feb. 17 and 18

New Faces Theatre at Homewood-Flossmoor High School will present “A Wrinkle in Time” at 7 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 17, and Saturday, Feb. 18, in the school’s Mall Auditorium.  You have reached content available exclusively to Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle digital subscribers. Receive a 3-day free trial of unlimited digital access. Already[Read More…]

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Washington Park afire

February marks the 40th anniversary of the largest fire in Homewood history. The fire destroyed the grandstand of Washington Park Racetrack, located on the west side of Halsted Street south of 175th Street.Older residents probably remember the track and that fateful day. Saturday, Feb. 5, 1977, was a quiet day[Read More…]

H-F Parks redesigned website take first place in state competition

The Homewood-Flossmoor Park District has earned a first place award for its redesigned website, www.hfparks.com. The award was presented in the website design category at the 2017 Agency Showcase Competition at the annual Illinois Association of Park Districts/Illinois Park and Recreation Association Conference in January. Darren Jasieniecki, marketing and public relations manager for[Read More…]

Fall events

FRIDAY, OCT. 7

  • Anew: Building Beyond Violence and Abuse Sneaker Ball fundraiser.

SATURDAY, OCT. 8

  • Homewood Fire Department open house, 17950 Dixie Highway, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Recyclepalooza in Flossmoor, Parker Junior High School parking lot, 9 a.m. to noon.
  • Shops on Sterling grand reopening, 1056 Sterling Ave. in Flossmoor.
  • Pop Culture fourth anniversary celebration, noon until 7 p.m., 18035 Dixie Highway, Homewood.

SATURDAY, OCT. 15

SUNDAY, OCT. 16

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